Monthly Archives: May 2015

Delta Airlines to Begin Flying Oakland – Atlanta

Delta Airlines has announced that it will begin daily non-stop service between Oakland and Atlanta on Oct. 1. Delta has assigned Boeing 737-800 aircraft to the route with capacity for 160 passengers.

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European Attractions are Expecting Larger Summer Crowds

European museums and landmarks are seeing record numbers of bookings as tourists are expected to flock to the area for their summer vacations. Some venues are hiring extra crowd control staff to help during busy periods. The large crowd influx can be linked to the dollar being 25% stronger against the euro than it was around this time last year with many travelers taking advantage of visiting Europe’s famed museums and landmarks.

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Airlines Lowering Prices for Premium Seating

Major airlines are lowering costs on first-class seats and offering upgrades for as little as $100 to frequent fliers. Many of these seats used to be filled at the last minute with free upgrades, and airlines are hoping that lower costs will encourage passengers to buy up front

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Summer Travel is Increasing, Travelers Prefer Non-Holiday Weekend Getaways

Summer travel is on the rise. According to the Citi ThankYou Premier Summer Travel Survey, more than half of surveyed Americans ages 35 to 54 would choose to travel on non-holiday weekends in summer, with traffic and raised costs as their major concerns. A majority prefer to travel by car. Meanwhile, 46% of respondents say they would take many weekend trips instead of one long trip, which was more popular five years ago.

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Service and Hospitality Most Important to Airline Passengers

A recent J.D. Power and Associates report measured passenger satisfaction for both business and leisure travelers with major airlines on a 1,000-point scale. According to the study, passengers cared most about service and hospitality — rating it above costs and fees, planes and other factors.

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